Someone kicked in the front door of a Neeses restaurant and stole thousands of dollars in cash, electronics and more.
Deputies responded to a call from the manager of Little China, located at 6476 Savannah Highway, on Monday afternoon.
The manager said someone kicked open the front door and removed the following items: cash, a 45-inch Magnavox television, a silver Sony laptop computer, a candy-dispensing machine, a cash register, a black-and-red generator and a camera screen monitor.
Burglars also removed the electric meter box and cut the telephone line.
The value of the stolen items is $5,620. This incident remains under investigation.
In a separate incident, a Neeses man reported Monday afternoon that someone stole power tools and equipment from his Butler Drive home.
The stolen items include: two four-foot torque wrenches, a 500-pound electric Dayton wrench, five marine batteries, four car batteries, a Poland Wild Thang chainsaw, $3,000 in assorted hand tools, a Milwaukee angle grinder, a Champion trash pump, a Blue Maxx 52cc handlebar weed cutter, an LED light for a workshop, four Snap-on socket sets, two 3/4-inch Snap-on impact wrenches, a 3/4-inch angle saw, a 1/2-inch Snap-on ratchet set, a 3/8-inch Snap-on handle ratchet, four 3/8-inch Snap-on socket sets, a Silver Eagle socket set and a gas furnace.
The value of the missing items is $27,817.